VDC Research awarded Digi International "Embedded Software Best of Show" at Embedded World 2012 for the Digi Application Development Kit for Android. The kit enables rapid development of cloud connected embedded devices using Android and the iDigi Connector for Android.
"Beyond conventional mobile handsets, Android is in fact a versatile open source framwork for the development of wireless devices," said Jared Weiner, analyst for VDC Research's Embedded Software and Tools Practice. " We chose Digi because its new Android development kit can help lower the barrier of entry for designers who wish to use Android for their wireless product designs. The integration of the iDigi Device Cloud is also unique because it allows organisations to create cloud connected devices."
VDC Research awards "Best of show" at each of the tradeshows it attends. Winners are determined by epxret industry analysts who walk the tradeshow floors and visity with exhibitors to learn more aabout the technologies and products. According to the show summary report, more than 872 international companies exhibited at Embedded World 2012.
"We are honored to receive this award at one of the embedded industry's largest shows." said Larry Kraft, senior vice president of global sales and marketing, Digi International. " The kit is the industry's first Android embedded application development kit, and with iDigi, device manufacturers can create cloud connected devices that offer significant product differeniation. This award demonstates the importance of enabling easy and cost-effective embedded Android allows customers to connect to the iDigi Device Cloud. This allows organisations to cloud enable their devices using a signle line of software code.
The iDigi Cloud offers massive scalability and instant connectivity to network-connected devices. it provides the infrastructure required to acess and control devices over the Internet and offers a high degree of scalability, reliability and security.